|(a) Scientific reclassification or change in nomenclature
of taxa at any level in taxonomic hierarchy will not, in and of itself,
result in redefinition of a harmful or potentially harmful exotic
(b) Except as provided in §57.113 of this title
(relating to Exceptions), it is an offense for any person to:
(1) release into the water of this state, import, sell,
purchase, transport, propagate, or possess any species, hybrid of
a species, subspecies, eggs, seeds, or any part of any species defined
as a harmful or potentially harmful exotic fish, shellfish, or aquatic
(2) take or possess a live grass carp from the water
of this state where grass carp have been introduced under a permit
issued by the department.
(c) Violation of any provision of a permit issued under
these rules is a violation of these rules.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §57.112 adopted to be effective January 2, 1997, 21 TexReg 12414; amended to be effective May 26, 2008, 33 TexReg 4183; amended to be effective August 23, 2009, 34 TexReg 5697; amended to be effective June 12, 2013, 38 TexReg 3644